Nicholls awards endowed professorships during University Convocation

 

Photo from left: Dr. Sue Westbrook, interim provost and vice president of academic affairs; Dr. En Mao, professor of computer information sciences; Melanie Boudreaux, instructor of management; Dr. Pete Lewis, professor of nursing; Dr. James Stewart, department head of mass communication; Nicki Boudreaux, instructor of mass communication. (Misty Leigh McElroy)

THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University awarded endowed professorships to five faculty members across various disciplines during spring University Convocation Friday, Jan. 19.

Funded through generous private donations, professorships help Nicholls retain high-quality faculty by providing supplemental funds for teaching, research or other professional endeavors.

This spring’s awards include:

  • The Mary M. Danps Endowed Professorship in Nursing: Dr. Travis “Pete” Lewis
  • The Candies 500 Endowed Professorship in Business: Dr. En Mao
  • The Harvey Peltier, Sr. Endowed Professorship in Business Administration: Melanie Boudreaux
  • The John Brady, Jr. Endowed Professorship in Mass Communication: Nicki Boudreaux
  • The Alfred N. Delahaye Endowed Professorship in Journalism: Dr. James Stewart

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 19, 2018

CONTACT: Jacob Batte, Media Relations and Publications Coordinator,  985.448.4141 or jacob.batte@www.nicholls.edu

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